Baby Development

baby-developmentMonitoring your baby's milestones is a pivotal part of parenting. Whether you need health advice or tips on weaning and teething, consult our week-by-week baby guides and keep track of your baby's development here. Read our top baby development stories here: 

Caring for your baby’s teeth

Susannah Warren talks to health experts to get the lowdown on caring for your baby's teeth and oral health A tooth! It’s one of the biggest milestones in the first months of your baby’s life....

Is your baby sleeping at feeding time?

Breastfeeding consultant and maternity nurse Deearna Withey discusses how to avoid your baby falling asleep during a feed Getting into a feeding routine can be a daunting task for a new mum. Many mums can...
brain

Five ways to boost your baby’s brain power

Louise Pyne on the five simple steps you can take to supercharge your child's cognitive development During pregnancy and throughout your baby’s first year, his brain undergoes a massive amount of growth. By the time...
CBeebies Bedtime Stories

CBeebies Bedtime Stories is airing its first ever signed episode

Comedian Rob Delaney will be the first host to present CBeebies Bedtime Stories signing in Makaton CBeebies Bedtime Stories is a much-loved favourite for many families across the UK, seeing the likes of Tom Hardy,...
Baby with eczema

Baby’s eczema can be cured by bathing in breast milk, claims mum-of-two

A mother from Southampton has claimed that bathing her babies in breast milk helped to soothe their eczema We all know that breast milk is great for babies' health and development, but did you know...

Top tips to get baby to sleep through the night

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her baby who won't sleep through the night Q.) I would like tips on how to get my 11-month old to sleep through the night. After...

Could my child have sepsis?

Also known as blood poisoning (septicaemia), sepsis is the reaction to an infection in which the body attacks its own organs and tissues. Catherine Leong explains the risks and what signs to look out...
Baby napping

Does your baby have trouble sleeping during the day?

Most three to six month-old babies sleep around 15 hours a day including regular naps throughout. Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her three month old son… Q) How can I help...

Top baby sleep tips for when the clocks go forward

The clocks go forward on Sunday 25 March, so we've called on paediatric sleep expert and Baby Elegance brand ambassador Lucy Wolfe to share her top tips on how to combat any difficulties the time...

How to get your baby to sleep

Beat those bedtime battles with BookTrust's simple steps to a better night's sleep If getting a full night's sleep is top of your wish-list, you're not alone. Almost 80% of mothers and fathers with children aged three...